Category: Outdoor Furniture

9 piece all-weather wicker sectional: Left arm chair, Right arm chair, Corner chair, 3 Armless chairs, 2 stools, and casual dining table @ 59″ x 31″ Outdoor cushions covered in non-fading Sunbrella Cast Ash. $4984.00

No hostess in the early to mid 20th Century would have been without a cart from which to serve social beverages. Often referred to as a tea cart (before cocktail hour), a bar cart (cocktail hour and beyond), or, more generally, as a serving, or even beverage, cart, this little table on wheels allowed the [Continue Reading]

Sling outdoor furniture was created to provide comfortable seating on outdoor furniture without having removable cushions. While cushions provide the most comfort, they also produce additional care which many homeowners would rather avoid. Unlike cushions, slings will not retain water or take much time to dry. Being an integral part of the furniture frame, there [Continue Reading]

Summer Sale

Summer Sale June 30-July    Cast Aluminum from Paragon Casual Love Seat, Swivel Lounge Chair, Ottoman, End Table List: $3511 Our Discounted Price: $2826 Sale: $2260   All-Weather Wicker Sectional from Ratana 4 Piece Sectional, Swivel Glider Lounge Chair, Ottoman featuring a high back and large banana peel weave List: $10,510 Our Discounted Price: $7074 [Continue Reading]

Once again, September brings the International Casual Furniture Market to the Windy City and those of us in the outdoor furniture industry together for another market. A newly renovated Merchandise Mart, begun last year, jolted long-timers out of the same-old routine and offered some interesting adaptations of this venerable old space to twenty-first century use.  [Continue Reading]

Children’s Outdoor Furniture

  Kids are people, too. Often, we forget about the little people that live in our homes, expecting them to use everything that is designed for grownups. While we don’t often hear kids complaining about this, it doesn’t mean that we may not be causing grievous injury to their sense of belonging. And, while we [Continue Reading]

Fashion Design Goes Outside

Not content with limiting themselves to designing couture and ready-to-wear clothing, fashion designers are adding outdoor furniture to their ever-growing list of accomplishments. The outdoor lifestyle has grown into more than a trend and has become a facet of our homes that we are neither willing to forego nor leave behind should our place of [Continue Reading]

Time spent relaxing outside should evoke thoughts of laziness and, having spent those lazy hours doing little more than nothing, one should experience a feeling of happiness. Therefore, it makes perfect sense that the name Pigro Felice was chosen as the name for a line of pool furniture. In Italian, pigro felice means lazy and [Continue Reading]

The Chat Group

What, exactly is a chat group? How is it different from a seating group? The term “seating group” and “dining group” have historically been used to distinguish between two types of outdoor furniture arrangements each of which serve different functions: conversational seating and dining. So, where does the chat group fit in? A chat group [Continue Reading]

Build it and They Will Come

I am one who always likes to keep my design options open. I have always enjoyed arranging and rearranging a room and never tire of moving furniture and accessories around as I “play”. I can do this for hours and thoroughly enjoy myself the entire time. It’s that interior design gene… So, it surprises me [Continue Reading]